us federal elections

Alabama

House Republicans are making a gamble with a possible Jim Jordan speakership | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  If House Republicans elect hard-charging Jim Jordan as speaker on Tuesday, they will be picking an election denier who is known for working to shut down the government rather than running it. The party would be ending its two-week speakership debacle, but it’d be elevating a ringleader in former President Donald Trump’s attempt […]

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Alabama

Judge denies Trump legal team’s motion to extend deadline over protective order dispute in election subversion case | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  A federal judge on Saturday denied a request from former President Donald Trump’s legal team for a deadline extension over the handling of evidence in the 2020 election subversion case. Trump’s lawyers will have to respond by Monday afternoon to the Justice Department’s proposal for a protective order. John Lauro, an attorney for […]

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Alabama

Mitch McConnell details GOP efforts to not ‘screw this up’ in 2024 Senate battle | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell should be brimming with confidence. Republicans are in the driver’s seat to take the Senate majority: with 23 seats held by Democrats, compared to just 11 for Republicans. There are likely just two GOP incumbents whose seats Democrats may try to flip – and both are in Republican […]

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Alabama

Biden struggles to confirm judges in the South and thwart Trump’s impact | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats have moved quickly to appoint scores of judges during the past two years, outpacing former President Donald Trump, but they have stalled in the South. The dearth of nominees offered in southern states, notably where both US senators are Republican, threatens to undercut Biden’s large-scale effort to […]

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Arkansas

Asa Hutchinson will make 2024 presidential decision ‘the first part of next year’

Washington CNN  —  Arkansas Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he will decide in “the first part of next year” if he wants to mount a campaign for president in 2024. “The fact that President [Donald] Trump has already announced accelerates everyone’s time frame,” Hutchinson told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. “So the first quarter […]

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Alabama

Karen Bass, Juan Ciscomani among the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  As midterm results continue to roll in days after Election Day, Democratic and Republican candidates have already been celebrating historic victories. Heading into Election Day, both parties were looking to diversify their ranks of elected officials, both in Congress and beyond, and they appear on track to do so. House Republicans will add […]

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